With Amazon’s Alexa, you can order products on Amazon by voice command. However, this carries the risk of unintentionally buying things. atechbook explains how to disable this feature.
“Alexa, order 5000 condoms!” Shopping via voice assistant can be so easy. Unfortunately, not only for the owner of the corresponding Amazon Echo. Alexa responds to every voice – so a merry party with friends in your own four walls can quickly lead to unintentional fun orders. atechbook explains how you can protect yourself and deactivate the ordering function on the Amazon Echo.
1. open settings menu
To use the To turn off the order function on the Amazon Echo, proceed as follows. In the Alexa app on your smartphone, select the “More” tab and then open the “Settings” option.
Now go to the “Consto settings” item and then to “Voice purchase”.
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2. deactivate Alexa voice shopping or set a password for it
Here you can deactivate the Order function on the Amazon Echo conveniently or alternatively secure it with a code. You can find the options for this under “Purchase confirmation”. Lastly, you can also set restrictions in “Skills for children”.
With these few clicks, they secure the ordering function on the Amazon Echo and protect against unauthorized access to your Alexa account. You are now guaranteed to receive only what you have ordered yourself.
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